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obama's health care law. >> the health care law. >> the signature achievement of barack obama's presidency. >> now they're trying to drag it into the negotiations over the fiscal cliff. >> we have a new message from congressman boehner. >> we can't afford it, we can't afford it and we can't afford to leave it in tact. that's not a new message. >> can you say it was done openly? >> that is not a new message. >> they have been defeated three times. >> we had an election. >> the american people have spoken. >> elections have consequences. >> we're not going to change anybody's mind. >> they need to move on. >> we had an election and they lost. >> i want to thank everyone who participated in this election. >> the presidential pardon. >> the winning turkey can thank his stellar campaign team. >> turkey pardon at the white house. >> these birds are moving forward. >> a very happy thanksgiving. >> a very happy thanksgiving. >> happy thanksgiving. >> and happy thanksgiving. presidential campaigns, they usually focus on, well, you might say hope and change. the candidates promise big g
gave you the opportunity to define for millions of people what you want the law to be and you can't. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. i'm bill o'reilly, thanks for watching this special edition of the factor. we begin tonight with three genuine american war heros. chris kyl and former seal marcus la tremendously. all have remarkable stories to tell us. we begin with sergeant meijer. >> before we get to the book, and what you did and what you were honored for, recently, the u.s. command in afghanistan forbade american and nato troops from patrolling with our afghan allies. that is just stunning to me after 11 years in the theater. what do you think about that? >> i couldn't imagine. i was living withvi these guys, these afghans and i trusted them with my life. you know, i was so close to them that i was as close to them as i wasth the marines. >> bill: so and you were out in the forward bases so you had the elite afghan troops with you, right? >> i mean, they are just like a regular platoon. they weren't elite or special reports forces
that i'll be honest, it's, i know the law and i know the rights and i've done everything in accordance to the law for that reason, for my own protection. but it is something that i do. i'm a little worried about. but, you know, the importance of what we're seeing is so important that i feel like risks have to be made. i have to do this. and i'm sorry, what was the other question? >> where does this go from here? obviously, it's been something the labor movement and workers inside stores and a whole bunch of people have been trying to build worker power inside walmart for a long time. and walmart has been very clever and deft at avoiding any kind of concentrated labor power. and i wonder what you see as the next step. >> well, just from the success of our actions yesterday and we're going to continue building this thing, continue the discussion with other workers, other associates. and, you know, again, we keep asking the company to just come to the table and talk with us about problems. and if they continue to avoid talking to us, dismissing their employees, dismissing those w whose fa
nothing like this before. the siege was new and unique in america law enforcement history. >> if you distrust the government, waco is going to be symbolic to a lot of people of what they really fear. >> i'm talking to you, somebody's going to get hurt. >> if he asks god for some kind of sign and god gives it, what does that mean? >> reporter: every saturday morning clive doyle and sheila martin study the bible. >> pe hold, the lord dpod will come with strong hands. >> reporter: they are about all that's left in waco of the branch davidians, an offshoot of the seventh day adventist church. their religious community went back generations. it even issued its own currency during the great depression. david koresh came to the faith and its texas commune in 1981. who was he back then, to you? >> just a bum. >> reporter: former branch davidian kathy jones and her husband david had seen religious visionaries come and go. >> god speaks to me. >> reporter: this time was different. koresh would preach his way to power. >> i remember in the beginning, everybody was like, oh, he's crazy. he's thi
president's health care law adds a massive, expensive, unworkable government program at a time when our national debt already exceeds the size of our country's entire economy. we can't afford pinpoint and we can't afford to leave it intact. that's why i've been clear that the law has to stay on the table, as both parties discuss ways to solve our nation's massive debt challenge." mr. boehner, this is not what the election was all about. john boehner, if he is serious, will have to find out, but he certainly isn't very smart. the congressional budget office estimates, they show that the affordable care act will actually reduce the deficit. it doesn't make a lot of sense to get rid of a deficit reduction program, as part of a deficit reduction deal. the white house already rejected boehner's idea. obama care will not be part of debt negotiations. boehner is up to something here, don't you think? something else, that is. if you watch john boehner closely over the last two weeks, you can see him laying the ground work for the latest ploy. he called obama care the law of the land, but also t
, the state's former republican chairman greer claims they passed a law that was designed to squelch turnout and give the election to mitt romney. it made it harder for voters who moved to actually cast ballots. the republican party of florida has responded and tell "outfront," i want to quote them here, jim greer's quotes are false and details keep changing. great to have both of you. roland, let me start with you. these accusations come from jim greer, former boss of the party. he is accused of stealing money from the party. accusations come from charlie crist who abandoned the party to run as an independent. all that context is important. are these claims credible, though? >> for two years i've been blasting these efforts in florida as outright voter suppression and it is no shock to me that you're actually hearing this. it goes beyond just shortening early voting days. remember, they got rid of voting on sunday. now, in a country where you want more people voting, why would you take away a day when people would say, hey, no need to go to the polls tuesday, i can actually vote on that par
above the law. and how will the u.s. handle this? >>> plus, the chances of winning are ridiculously low. but millions of us are still lining up for a shot at a record powerball jackpot. >> lucky, lucky, lotto win. >> shepard: tonight a look at the actual odds of winning it all. but first from fox this tuesday night, three republican senators now say they cannot support the u.n. ambassador, susan rice, for secretary of state. at least until they get more answers about her comments about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. president obama has not yet even nominated her. but the white house says she is enormously qualified. senators john mccain, lindsey graham and kelly ayotte say they're even more troubled now after meeting with ambassador rice. the attack on libya on september 11 killed the u.s. ambassador, cries stevens and three other americans. five days later, ambassador rice went on the sunday talk shows and said u.s. officials believed it was a spontaneous reaction to protest over an anti-islam video. not a preplanned terrorist attack. first the controversy was over wheth
offering new alternatives for healing. these four men and the southern poverty law center which is representing them claim the center falsely offered cures and used tactics that sound less like therapy and more like mental torture. things like being made to undergo individual and group sessions in the nude. being made to cuddle other same sex clients and counselors. being made to beat an effigy of one's mother. go to gyms and bath houses in order to be nude, the lawsuit claims, with father figures. being subject, the suit also claims, to ridicule, and i'm quoting the complaint here, as homos and other anti-gay slurs that start with the letter f but is too offensive to repeat here. sounds a lot like bullying, doesn't it? experts say it amounts to quack science. this from the american psychiatric association. i'm quoting now. in the last four decades, reparative therapists have not produced any rigorous scientific research to substantiate their claims of cure. until there is such research available, the apa recommends that ethical practitioners refrain from attempts to change indi
registration law goes back to 1976. it's a proud tradition of the state. it helps college students, minorities and poor people participate in democracy. walker hasn't given up on another form of voter suppression, his voter i.d. law. >> i signed into law last year voter i.d. as you might guess it's stuck in the courts as is often the case. but we will prevail. we didn't have it before the november election, but we will have it in the future. >> really? governor walker your law was struck down by a court for a good reason. if you and your fellow republicans insist on round two, i'll speak for senator fred riser tonight, it will be met with opposition and justice because that's what wisconsin is all about. tonight in our survey, i asked you, who will americans punish for failing to reach a deal if that's the way it goes down? 4% say democrats, 96% say republicans. >>> coming up, actor henry winkler like you have never seen him before. only on "the ed show." stay with us. [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeow
care law. it once of several decisions the court will make this week including whether to take up several high-profile gay marriages. pete williams joins us. let's start off with the health care. >> they're saying they put up the wrong kind of roadblock to say that it violates religious freedom so they should have another chance to pursue it in the lower courts. it doesn't mean the supreme court is passing one way or the other on the merits. they just think liberty should have another chance so basically start all over and see where that case goes. >> of course, as we mention, zeevl sigss regarding whether to take f the high-profile gay marriage cases. >> right. i think it's a fore gone conclusion the court will agree to hear it. which defines for federal purposes marriage is only between a man and a woman. that means in the nine states that recognize same-sex marriage you're recognized under the state law but not under the federal law and the changes are saying that's understand constitutional. and it denies them about a thousand federal benefits. the oink thing is whether they'l
lobbying to have the online sales tax laws changed so that everybody pays tax online across the country. big revenue. >> shepard: cheryl casone fox business. thank you. some of the online bargains may be too good to be true. today the federal government and online law enforcement agencies proved it shut down more than 100 web sites selling counterfeit web sites. some set up web sites to look like regular web sites all to get to you party your cash. trace gallagher west coast news hub. shoppers had no idea what they were buying was fake. >> knock off companies keep getting better and better at churning out products fake that look and feel real. two web sites for ergo baby careers. one of them is fake and one of them is real. if you look at those things, experts say unless you have a trained eye or you know what you are looking for, it's very difficult to tell the difference. by the way, the one on the right is fake. here is immigrations and customs enforcement director john morton. listen. >> the counterfeiters are intentionally trying to mimic or duplicate the feel of the legitimate sit
into law in 2011. if republicans are willing to let the bush tax cuts for the rich expire as part of a larger framework, it's going to be not just a quiet christmas in washington, but a smooth one for the economy. i should say that we invited mr. norquist on the show e to explain why his pledge will hold, but he declined. so joining me now are two folks who have experience watching the pledge distort american politics and scotch many a deal. robert riech and now the president of the center for american progress, thank you both for joining me tonight. >> great to be with you. >> i want to begin with you, robert. does this feel different to you? pretty much the the first thing you guys did was propose a budget to reduce the deficit and it included a lot of tax increases and you didn't get one republican vote because of them. do you think republicans are cracking now? do you feel something different in the air? >> undoubtedly something different is in the air. it's called an election victory. but i will believe when i see it that republicans beginning to agree to a tax increase. grov
right would have been so quietly obedient to constitutional law. there's something out there on the right right now that is still uneasy with this defeat. searching desperately for an explanation of how the conservative caterpillar they had right there in their hands became the liberal butterfly now happily fluttering and, yes, defiantly free of them, and they don't like it one bit. i'm joined by rick hertzberg and "the huffington post's" howard fineman. rick, i wonder about this. this sense they have of almost royal ruling class identity with the white house. what do you make of it and their attitude before and after the election? they really weren't going to lose, and they haven't really in some strange way because they got the house. >> yeah. well, this attitude has built up over time over the years. they didn't really think bill clinton was legitimate because ross perot they thought cost him the election. they thought that obama's original election was a freak on account of bush being such a terrible president, and they were not equipped to deal with this defeat, an
. geico, see how much you could save. >>> welcome back. florida's stand your ground law could be at the center of another murder case now. this time a murder suspect says he was threatened after he asked four african-american teenagers in an suv to turn down loud music at a jacksonville gas station. that they cursed him and flashed a shotgun as well. that's when his attorney says he decided to defend himself. police say 25-year-old michael dunn peppered the suv with eight or nine bullets. two of them hit 17-year-old jordan davis. there's a picture of him right there, killing him. martin savage is following developments from our headquarters in atlanta. what can you tell us about the story? >> good morning. the latest is michael dunn was arrested on saturday. he had his first court appearance on monday entering a plea of not guilty to the count of murder and attempted murder. and he's currently being held without bond. his attorney has been speaking out for him and he says that his client definitely felt that his life was threatened. first he says that he was threat upped verba
the time to ask your employer to cut fat check. rich edson joins us from washington. >> the law says taxes are going up. trying to avert the full tax hike so we really don't know who will pay more or if anyone will pay more. one tax expert says a conservative tax play this year means plning for those higher rates. >> you're going to have to maybe assume or gas tax rates will go up rather dramaticay for higher income individuals. you might want to consider taking income where you have that option through compensation planning, businesses or where you are on a cash basis to explt income. >> advisors say take any bonuses before the first of the year is nearly five percentage point increase in the top income bracket and .9% health care surtax in january. the top rate for dividend jumps to nearly 40%, the health care law adds 3.8% on top of that. take capital gains at the top rate goes, and 3.8% health care tax on top of that. push expenses featuring tax deductions into the future beyond this year. use those seductions next year or after when rates are set to increase. congress could delay much
of collapse, president george w. bush signed into law a rescue package in which american taxpayers bought up wall street's bad investments. the numbers were staggering, but they didn't begin to explain the greed and the incompetence that created the mess. as we first reported that same week, it all began with a terrible bet, one that was magnified by reckless borrowing, complex securities, and a vast unregulated shadow market worth nearly $60 trillion that had hid the risks until it was too late to do anything about them. it started out as a mortgage crisis. then it slowly evolved into a credit crisis. now it's something entirely different and much more serious. what kind of a crisis is it today? >> this is a full-blown financial storm and one that comes around perhaps one every 50 or 100 years. this is the real thing. >> jim grant is the editor of grant's interest rate observer and one of the country's foremost experts on credit markets. he says it didn't have to happen... [bell ringing] that this disaster was created entirely by wall street itself during a time of relative prosperity. and
of becoming the attack. >> plus a shocking admission from the law enforcement team that investigated the casey anthony's case. how could the sheriffs missed this evidence? >> heather: hour legal panel weighs in on teen convicted of manslaughter. he has to serve time but not behind bars but instead behind stained glass. >> gregg: first we begin with a fox news alert. new word on deadly attack on the headquarters of egypt's muslim brotherhood. the party of egyptian president mohammed morsi as he agrees to new talks about over his controversial decision to grant himself sweeping new powers. steve harrigan is streaming live from care row. what can you tell us. >> details of the offices of the muslim brotherhood. attack happened about 70 miles outside of cairo. one of the regional offices. one person killed in the attack, 60 wounded. here in cairo security forces skirmishes continues you can hear sirens and ambulances as well as tear gas is popped off as several thousand protestors are demonstrating to show their unhappiness. >> gregg: will morsi plan on meeting the judges tomorrow and what will th
's not a perfect law. do the math. deduct it a little bit or make changes to republican care. you've got the workings of a grand compromise and everyone can walk away a winner by saying, look, we changed obama care, we're going to pay down the debt. who loses in that situation? certainly on the fringes people would say it's a bad deal but pretty much both parties could walk away and say we compromised and we fixed it. >> you want to write that up and send it up to the hill there? the other hot topic on "meet the press," the gaubenghazi attack t killed the ambassador chris stevens. >> susan rice is obligated to do more than look at a three-sentence unclassified or five-classified unclassified talking points. she had access to all of the sensitive top secret classified information and she knew that the story she was giving out was not entirely true. >> you know, that is still pretty harsh. do republicans have a political tenure on this? >> i'm not sure. you see a lot of republicans watching the sunday shows. they are being just as fervent as they were a few weeks ago. but if you look betwe
a new message from congressman boehner today saying that the president's health care law adds a massive expensive unworkable government program at a time when our national debt already exceeds the size of ur country's entire economy, we can't afford it, we can't afford to leave it intact and goes on to say that's why he's been clear that law has to stay on the table as both parties discuss ways to solve our nation's massive debt. i made an error. i just realized i made an error and need to correct myself. that is not a new message. >> it's not. >> the same thing. if i'm not mistaken, correct me if i'm wrong, this goes back to the debt ceiling negotiations from last summer when they just threw that on the table. what speaker boehner and the republicans can't do legislatively and they've tried, time and time again to repeal obama care, and have failed, they're trying to, you know, thrust this in a situation in a must-do situation. and quite frankly, you know, the supreme court came out and said the law is constitutional, they've tried time and time again in the house for sure, in congress
the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief to all your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ sighs ] thank you! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! >> gregg: welcome back. as americans count their blessings this thanksgiving. many find that donating to charity is a rewarding way to give back. after all, taxpayers can conduct charitable donations and lower their overall tax bill. the president and some lawmakers are now looking to limit those sorts of deductions. jim angle is in washington with more on how that would impact charities. jim? gregg it may be the charitable season in a scramble to avoid the fiscal cliff both the president's plan to raise taxes on the wealthy and the raise. could hurt charities. >> high income people tend to give very generous gifts. they may give a million-dollar contribution to a capita
corporate excess. we begin with the yakuza, japan's not-so-secret version of the mafia. american law enforcement keeps a close eye on the yakuza, and that includes keeping tabs on a ruthless gang leader named tadamasa goto. as lara logan reported in the fall of 2009, goto not only got into the country; he was first in line for a lifesaving liver transplant. [haunting wooden flute music] >> this is the godfather, tadamasa goto, at a rarely seen ritual of the yakuza. filmed by the mobsters for their own private viewing, the top bosses are gathered to pay homage at an ancient succession ceremony. the event's steeped in tradition. what does it mean in japan to be a yakuza? >> [speaking japanese] >> to be a yakuza in japan is to live an unalterable way of life. it's not an occupation. it's to follow and explore the lives of the samurai, the code of the samurai. >> this man is a yakuza boss, a rival of goto's, who only agreed to an interview if we masked his identity. how do you recognize a yakuza? how do you know if someone is a yakuza? >> it's the smell. >> it's the smell? >> yes. >> wha
coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. [ male announcer ] this holiday, give your family the greatest gift of all -- peace of mind. with the adt after thanksgiving sale. get adt home security and home management starting at just $99. that's a savings of $300. plus 15% off accessories. call now or visit adtpulse.com/tv. sale ends midnight november 27th. more than a security system, adt can help you turn on a few lights. bring family in from the cold. even let you know when an old friend has arrived. get the advanced technology of adt and save $300. starting at $99 installed. pulse save on accessories. call now or visit adtpulse.com/tv. sale ends midnight november 27th. >> all of the things that have-- they have lied about things gone on in this administration, they have never called a male unqualified, not right, not trustworthy. i don't recall it ever happening. they didn't even say that about general petraeus who they're all u
to be in a situation where you are able to support all those elements of civil society including the rule of law and independent judiciary, freedom of the press and freedom of assembly, all those elements that make up a democracy. frankly when you have a situation where in this case the palestinian people chose to be governeded by hamas, it makes it difficult for them, those that live in gaza, to stay they want to be members of the world community. >> exactly right. we'll be right back. coming up the plotted thickens in the benghazi cover-up. new report names the party responsible for altering susan rice's talking points. we'll have liz and ambassador bolton back coming up and major allegations of racism against the republican party. we'll play the comments. stay tuned. [ female announcer ] caroline penry began using olay total effects in 2001. and one wedding, 2 kids, 43 bottles of olay total effects many birthdays later, still looks amazing. thanks to the trusted performance of olay. >>> welcome back to hannity. for several weeks lawmakers have been asking who is responsible for editing the ad
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all about the nude beaches, but i thought it was already against the law to be nude in public. and i didn't know you needed an additional law. >> in california, that is not true necessarily. they do have something called a decent exposure. but there is what we call elements of a crime. and any time the prosecutor wants to find you guilty of the crime, have the jury find you guilty, they have to find three things. the third element says you have to be naked and exposing your genitals for the purpose of either sexually arousing yourself or somebody else. so martin, if you are just walking down the street saying i like to be free in the breeze, guess what? that is not necessarily indecent exposure. so you can be naked all you want, as long as it is not for that horrible purpose of just wanting to be free. >> well, does it limit my free speech of going without clothing? >> well, i don't think so, there is speech and then just letting it all hang out. so there is speech, and there is i have a right to express myself by being completely naked. and the city council is saying no, oddly enoug
borders are, there is absolutely no way that police and other law enforcement agencies can patrol every square inch of our border. so it can happen that he is here. it can happen that he may be hiding somewhere. it can happen that he may be hiding with some friends or it can even happen that he went somewhere else. police do believe, however, that he is in belize. they continue to search for him. >> let's hope he does the right thing and comes in and answers the questions of authorities. that will put the whole matter to rest. jorge, great to talk with you. thank you very much. we'll stay in touch. >> well, we hope that you come and visit belize, martin. i'll tell you, john mcafee will only give himself in if you turn to belize. >> thank you, jorge. >> have a good night. >> thank you. >>> to another story, the death of a television icon. a look at the long career of larry hagman and the role he relished more than any other. that's coming up.s 12. part of a whole new line of tablets from dell. it's changing the conversation. ♪ it's changing the conversation. you know it can be hard to
into law more cuts than were in the simpson-bowles proposal, he's proposed additional cuts in the 2013 budget he's proposed. to say he hasn't put cuts on the table is completely disingeneralsous. >> karen is making president obama out to be a tight fisted spending cutter. you followed the fiscal beat? >> do you regard president obama as a tight-fisted spending cutter? >> it's somewhere in between. he did sign a cap that would save a trillion dollars over the next would you mean of years. but thens other side of it is that we need about $4.9 trillion of savings over the next year to stabilize grashio, or cutting spending to medicare crieders. you actually do need to take on and storm reforming or we're going to be facing a down grade of all three rate being agencies. >> in brief, this stuff about -- they call it providers. providers are patients, providers congress -- you think congratulations and republican are going to take out from -- >> i think it's going to be a provider but i generally don't think it's like it. >> how can john boehner and the republican, preserving some modicum of
, speaker of the house, wrote this, we can't afford it. we can't afford to leave it intact. the law has to stay on the table as both parties discuss ways to solve the nation's massive debt challenge. it haseen put on the table is yet another king, something republicans want on the table. we need to do something about obamacare if we are going to make any move on the other front. does thamean these talks will be stopped before they are even started? >> i don't think so because obamacare should have been on the table from the beginning because the tax increases it will bring about on january 1st. the biggest most expensive most economic damaging increase in obamacare kicks in january 1st. that is 3.8% surtax on investment income, capital gains and dividends that will slow investment which will slow the economy and slow job creation. we're in no position to be slowin the economy and cutting back on jobs with so many americans out of work. gerri: i want to show folks will we're looking at as we go over the fiscal cleft. increase in wages and salaries of 5%. long term capital gains, 7% quali
, california striking down their three-strikes law. that says let's not have nonviolent drug offenders go away to jail for a long time. judges and police say this is a losing battle. let's move towards treatment and decriminalization and treat it like alcohol rather than prohibition and criminalization. we have a mexican president saying, hey, let's look at a different way to treat this thing. let's talk about what he recently said. in favor of opening a new debate in the strategy in the way we fight drug traffickings. it's clear after several decades we have more drug consumption, drug use, drug trafficking. things are not working. a change in the drug policy would have a massive impact on the economy and on crime in both north america and throughout south america, and would lead the way and open the path toward a more humane immigration policy and people in america accepting them. >> i think you're right. it's been interesting. as things have moved politically in terms of the war on drugs, we've also, of course, seen after this election potential movement on comprehensive immigration reform.
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should know. a law professor at ohio state university, his specialty is chinese counterfeiting. we know that 15% to 20% of all goods in china are counterfeit. >> and these days, the way china's economy is booming, 15% to 20% means tens of billions of dollars. evidence of the counterfeiting trade can be seen at this hong kong warehouse where counterfeit watches, shoes, computer chips, all copied in china, and seized in hong kong, are tossed onto a conveyor belt, and consigned to the dust bin of history. but it's like stopping the rain, the seizure may look impressive, but every day, 6,000 shipping containers leave hong kong's harbor for the u.s. packed with products made in china, and only a small fraction of those containers are ever inspected. >> this is the most profitable criminal venture, as far as i know, on earth. >> counterfeiting. >> counterfeiting. and your partners don't kill you. >> attorney harley lewin has been chasing counterfeiters from china for more than twenty years. and china's now the undisputed capital of the counterfeit. >> 80% or more worldwide. >> can you give me
is shut down after a salmonella outbreak that made 41 people sick. there is new safety law and closed the plant in new mexico and plann to reopen today until the fda sussended their license. they will have a hearing to prove that the plant is clean enough to reopen. remember this guy? look at steve doocy. he triggered a controversy last year when he called the state's christmas tree a holiday tree. bahumbug. hises office called. and guess what, he's at it again. he's pulling the plug on the christmas tree lighting ceremony. there is speculation that he cancelled the event to avoid more controversy. >> gretchen: why don't they call it what it is. andy reed. and philadelphia could not hold the lead and in the end carolina panters won 3022. and coach reed will not resign because that is a cop out. many say his firing is inevitable. >> steve: she's a long way from the west wing. remember this? >> mr. president you said we have to attack her tonight right now. >> no. >> steve: no, nothing like that. alison chany's house is in foreclosure. she bought the palm spring place back in 2006 and f
nothing then we go off that cliff. if we do nothing then current law requires all those rates to go up. that may be what "the wall street journal" is referring to, the simple fact that a default operation with no intervention by congress will result in a rate increase. >> they're also -- they are also clearly saying that if republicans can negotiate a deal in which rates went up somewhat but not all the way back to the 39.6 top rate under president clinton that they would deserve credit for doing that. they seem to be suggesting you would be increasing rates somewhat and. do you think that's an idea that will take root among senate republicans? >> perhaps so. i haven't seen the editorial. i don't know specifically beyond what you've described what they're saying. >> there is room, there, you think, for raising rates? not as much as letting the bush tax rates expire completely and closing loopholes, you think that might be fertile ground, is that what you're saying? >> i don't think that's a good idea. it's a horrible idea to raise taxes on anyone. for rates to go up in this economy is
women when they travel abroad. under saudi law, all women, regardless of age, must have a male guardian. saudi women travel, text messages are sent to their guardians, even if those men have not requested such notification. >> big brother watching a little bit, would seem? >>> and rick santorum sounds like he may be thinking about another run for the white house. the former senator and presidential candidate telling cnn's piers morgan all options are on the table. >> i'm open to that possibility, but i -- we're a long way -- i'm focused right now on trying to stay involved in the fray and make sure that we do the right thing up on capitol hill right now. and also, that this debate in the republican party about what the future of the party and where we're going to go, that we're going to be very active and engaged to make sure we stick to america's founding principles. >> former house speaker newt gingrich hasn't ruled out another bid for the presidency, either. he says he would consider running in 2016, such a long time away, if the gop makes big changes. >> right around the corner. >>>
reform law was historic, many people -- i actually assume that most of the five people at this table think that it's a shocking thing that america is the most powerful country on earth before the health care law was passed, had a massive number of many, many millions of uninsured people in the country when every other industrialized country has universal coverage. >> right. we do all agree with that, right? >> one of the more historic things, it's going to move millions of uninsured people into the ranks of the civilized world. >> and as the president promised, also not only is he going to put 30 million people on the rolls for health care, it's also going to save us money. so it tastes great, willie, and it's less filling. >> i don't know how he's going to pull that off. >> i don't know how you pull it off. but he said it, and i believe it. that settles it. >> how does the most industrialized country in the world -- it's saying that those two things are compatible. my god. >> why don't you move to luxembourg? >> i'm actually thinking about that. >> that would be awesome. >> yeah. >>
tax law changes could mean. what are you hopeful about? what are you worried about? >> for the next five years, ten years, a very simple model. you have to raise revenues, lower expenses, and grow the economy. but the economy is not isolated. and the global economy is important. how does the u.s. participate? so we have to keep an eye on europe, we can't ignore it. you have to keep an eye on china. china's going to step on the accelerator in march if not earlier. and within the framework of the next ten years, can we regain our economic prowess? and that's priority number one. if you have these guys in new york, mayor bloomberg, mayor booker, the mayor, the governors, cuomo, christie, malloy, if they went on holiday while we had sandy, what would you do? we have an economic crisis. they're going to take a short break in december. yeah, we have to have a patch, but we have to have a fix. and a structural fix is so fundamental so that if you're running a business and you have clarity and visibility for the next five years, you can live with whatever you have. corporate taxes are comin
like law enforcement officer but determining that we're going to bring terrorists on american soil. >> greta: it didn't happen. >> it didn't happen because people rose out. >> greta: how about this question. do we have more influence in the world now or do we have less influence? >> we had more influence, but the present world has a greater need of being reshaped because we operated within the structure. the president has to change the structure. if you look at the middle east we are used to thinking of states because that is what we have learned all our lives. in the middle east states created only around 1920. they were result of world war one and built by european countries and had their own rivalries. so countries like syria, iraq, jordan, those states had no existence before that and some more recent. so when the revolution occurs there what you see you may have she'ites and sunnis in one state and then sunnis in other state and then you may have a tendency of uniting the religious groups across borders so that not only do the states have revolutions but the whole system is in
. if that happens, that's an ethics violation and quite possibly a violation of criminal law as well. >> want to turn to another case potentially affecting a whole lot of people in the workplace. the supreme court on monday is expected to determine workplace harassment rules, and it seems to hinge really on the definition of just this one word, supervisor. what is this all about? >> you know, this is surprisingly important. it sounds like some boring lawyer thing, you know, what's a supervisor, but here's how it plays out. if you are discriminated against or sexually harassed by a supervisor, the employer is automatically responsible. you've got a case, and you have a big pocket because it's going to be the company that you can sue. if the harassment though comes from a fellow worker, not a supervisor, you have a much harder lawsuit. you have to prove the employer knew about it and he was negligent in not curing the condition. now, how that plays out for ordinary people is, for instance, let's say at the office christmas party, which is coming up, somebody gets drunk and sexually harasses you
the fiscal cliff and some of the fixes and solutions and proposals out there to change tax law. programs suggest maybe you need to cut the deduction for charitable giving. what would that mean to an organization like yours? >> we hope that doesn't occur obviously, but having said that, the american public's generosity never ceases to amaze me and they seem to step up because they want to help people that are less fortunate than they are and time and time again i have seen that over the last four and a half years that i've been with the american red cross, and it's made me very optimistic in the spirit of american giving, and i believe that people will continue to donate regardless of the tax law changes. >> would it impact your organization or not, you think it would not impact it? >> well, it's hard to tell. you know, i'd like to believe that people donate because they think it's the right thing to do, not just because they get a tax break. time will tell. >> gail, are you dependent on the really big bucks guys like if it goes to, say it went to 50 on a cap, you'd still get, the average
the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. >>> now, she might be the president's choice to succeed hillary clinton. would you support her? >> i would be very hard pressed. >> if it were john kerry? >> he became within a whisper of being president of the united states. i think that works in his favor but, i would love to hear him make his case. but i don't have anything in his background like this tragedy in benghazi, that would make me really want to make me carefully examine the situation. >> if president obama nominating john kerry in stead of susan rice, massachusetts would hold a special election to fill kerry's seat, which provokes this question. >> would you be running again in the special election? >> there's no vacancy that i'm aware of and we'll see what happens. >> with elizabeth warren poised to be sworn in in january, today, the scott brown for senate campaign 2.0 got everything it could hope for from john mccain, lindsey graham and kelly ayotte after their meeting with a
wearing? let's talk about this controversial law in florida. we talked about it before in the trayvon martin case. it's the stand your ground gun law. might be put to the test again this time. this time a murder suspect claims that he was threatened but there are lots of questions. michael dunn's attorney says he asked four african-american teenagers in an suv to turn their loud music at a jacksonville gas station, says they hurled insults at him, then flashed a shotgun, and then dunn decided to defend himself, he shot into the suv eight or nine times. 17-year-old jordan davis was hit twice and killed. martin savidge is following those developments from our headquarters in atlanta this morning. good morning, martin. >> good morning, soledad. the latest, by the way, is the fact that there's going to be a memorial service for that 17-year-old youth that's going to take place in florida tonight. meanwhile, the shooter in that case, that's 45-year-old michael dunn, he was arrested on saturday, had his first court appearance on monday. he entered a plea of not guilty to the charge of murde
legislatures passed a law after residents and local businesses complained about the castro district's so-called naked guys. a group of men who gathered daily on the bus. >> you know what? this law goes into effect february 1st of the next year. what is wrong, willie geist, what is dirty with what god has created? can i ask you that? do these people in san francisco not love god? >> the problem with public nudity, be this way at beaches too, it's never the people you want to be nude are walking around new. it's always the wrong crew. >> it's old guys. >> check your shame at the door. >> okay. >> all right. >> is that a gad point. can we have a weight limit to public nudity. >> some caveat. >> would that be discriminatory. >> i'm offended by this conversation. i don't know about you. >> so many things that were on the tip of my tongue i was going to say about those two, but i won't. the baltimore sun -- >> us two? those two. >> us two? >> moving on guys. kevin clash, the puppeteer behind sesame street's elmo character has resigned amid allegations he sexually abused underage boys. sesame w
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